Records

Franklin Cemetery Records:

  1. Franklin Cemetery Internments 1861-1880, Volume I
    • Call Number Ph 37A:1
  2. Franklin Cemetery Internments 1880-1901, Volume II
    • Call Number Ph 37A:2
  3. Franklin Cemetery Internments 1901-1921, Volume III
    • Call Number Ph 37A:3
  4. Franklin Cemetery Lot Holders, Volume IV
    • Call Number Ph 37A:4

Records from the Messiah Church located on E Thompson and E Huntingdon streets in Philadelphia which hold burial records listed Franklin Cemetery burials can be found in the following collection:

Baptisms, marriages, confirmations, families, communicants and burials, 1847-1928
Albert M. Greenfield Microform & Media Center (open stacks)
Call Number: MFilmXCh 677


  1. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
    • This collection has several types of records: 1) Death certificate, 2) Return of Death with a hospital certificate, physician’s certificate, and an undertaker’s certificate, and 3) Transit Permit with the permit to move a body and an undertaker’s certificate concerning the move. The records give the name of the deceased plus the date and place of death and/or burial. The records may also give the date and place of birth, names of parents and spouse, cause of death, and other information.
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